Can A Retroverted Uterus Cause Constipation?

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Definition

Retroversion of the uterus occurs when a woman's uterus (womb) tilts backward rather than forward. It is commonly called a "tipped uterus."


Alternative Names

Uterus retroversion; Malposition of the uterus; Tipped uterus; Tilted uterus


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Retroversion of the uterus is common. It is the normal uterine position in about 20% of all women.

Weakening pelvic ligaments associated with menopause may cause this condition in women who...

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